Thursday, October 18, 2018


Coach Greg Herenda of FDU to Offer Basketball Camp

FDU Division 1 basketball coach Greg Herenda, will again be offering his highly successful Basketball Camp and Hoop School June 25-28, on the campus of Fairleigh Dickinson University in the Rothman Center in Teaneck/Hackensack campus for boys and girls, ages 8-16. The FDU men’s team missed making the NCAA tournament this year, by one

Sports Scenes

MGBL Minute

Monday night was the much anticipated first game of the high school semi-finals as the Jewish Link of New Jersey team faced team Tree Point Play in a match up of two of the most potent offenses in the league. Tree Point fed big man Ariel Rivkin early and often as he scored the game’s first six points.

Hillside/Elizabeth Youth Finish Perfect Season

Congratulations to the Elmora Youth League Lugnuts on their championship win vs. the Thunder on Sunday, June 17. The team, made up of first, second and third graders from JEC and Kushner, had a great season, going 14-0-1 and pulling off a big win (10-9) in a nail biter game which went into two extra innings! The players, who make

The ‘Tribe’ Take Spring League Ice Hockey Championship

On Monday, June 18, a spring league ice hockey team, called the “Tribe,” and consisting entirely of Jewish 13-14 year old boys, won the spring league ice hockey championship at Floyd Hall in Montclair, after defeating Paramus 5-2. Paramus, previously unbeaten (10-0-1), faced an onslaught of shots and defensive pressure from the

Escape From Alcatraz: Race Day

I never sleep well the night before a race. I’m too excited to sleep, yet for some reason, I slept well this time. Maybe it was that my body was on New Jersey time that weekend. Maybe it was the peace of mind that comes with experience, which is surprising because something always goes wrong.

Gaters Win Second in a Row on Bieler Walk Off

On Sunday, June 17, the Shaare Gaters and Mighty Ducks gathered at Terhune park for a CBYMCSL softball game. It was a must win game for the Gaters as they went into the game with just a 2-5 record.

The Gaters got going early with a four run first inning highlighted by a Jason Berg three-run homer. Shaare

Teaneck Doghouse Father’s Day Sportstars of the Week: Michael Gutlove and Shalom Shushan

This week, in honor of Father’s Day, the Jewish Link of New Jersey and Gotham Burger would like to recognize two local dads as Sportstars of the Week: Michael Gutlove and Shalom Shushan. Last month, the duo were part of a the Garden State Warriors team that competed in the Ohel Xtreme Challenge. The team, led by

Cougar Nation and Hurricanes Storm Towards Playoffs

Our area spring ice hockey teams are both skating into their respective playoffs. The Hurricanes finished their regular season with a 6-0 victory over West Orange. Joshua Lando opened the scoring with his first of two goals, with 3:12 left in the first period, and the Hurricanes never looked back. Baruch Karpov, Colin Mauer and Eli


MGBL Minute

In an exciting first-round playoff game, Chai Lifeline defeated Dr. Popowitz’s Center team 82-75 in overtime. Early on the teams were running and gunning. The Popowitz team was led in the first half by Chesky Lewin’s 12 points (30 for game), Akiva Feit’s 8 (22 for game) and 3 each from Harry and Josh Orlinsky. Chai Lifeline was led in

Escape From Alcatraz: Part VI

This is a triathlon, but it is not an Ironman.

The difference being?

A triathlon is three events: swimming, biking and running. An Ironman is 2.4 miles of swimming, 112 miles of biking, 26.2 miles of running. This triathlon